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store your medicines in a high cabinet. i do mine in the kitchen. just not above the stove. the heat can ruin the medicine. >> don't fall out of the routine. take it down, put it back up. >> put it right back. some things have a child resistant or child proof top but they are not always child proof as i found out with my daughter when she was 1. i set a sample bottom of ibuprofen too close to her. within a minute she had it open and dripping from her mouth. >> it's what mom takes. i want some as well. >> it was hers. she knew she could have it. it can happen in a second. be careful. >> yeah. if you suspect poisoning. how many calls did you get? i guess you don't take the emergency calls necessarily -- >> we get a lot of calls. the nurs h let get hundreds of calls per week. we get poisonings from medicine and other things. we recommend they call the
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poison control center. there is a national number. 800-222-1222. i have it as a favorite on my phone. >> on google if you search poisoning, that number pops up. is there something they should be mindful of as they make the calls? >> these days, we advise parents not to try to make their child vomit n. the past we told people to use something like syrup of ipecac to induce vomiting. don't cause your child to vomit. talk to the poison center first. see what they recommend. >> to give peace to parents out there, how often in your experience does it turn out to be a problem? >> most of the time the child gets a tiny bit of something and just observe them. it's usually not serious. it has the potential of being stressful. >> don't blow it off.
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get some attention. thanks for joining us. you're the second guest i have had on. the first was my parents. >> thank you, sanjay. >> thank you jennifer shu. that will wrap it up for sgmd. you can follow me on twitter. we have top stories the cnn newsroom. happening now on cnn, heartbreak and hatred. a mother's emotional words to the teens accused of shooting and killing her baby. >> human life. and that i hope you die for it. >> we have word of a pregnant female. >> in colorado, a giant snowstorm wreaking havoc on drivers causing huge pile-ups. it's not over yet. a child is dead from a bizarre
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accident at a u.s. airport. how a 10-year-old was crushed to death in front of his family. what was the fireball in the sky in the east coast? it caught nasa, astronomers and the f.a.a. off guard. i'm don e lemon in the cnn newsroom. those stories and more this hour. you are about to see and hear a mother who experienced probably the worst thing that could happen to a parent. her baby in a stroller shot to death in front of her. it happened here in brunswick, georgia, a couple of days ago. police have two teenagers in custody who they believe pulled a gun on the baby's mother. then did the unthinkable. i want you to listen to this from an eyewitness. >> the baby was shot. >> listen to me, ma'am. is the baby breathing? >> i don't know. he niece a stroller. i just came out the door. >> okay. >> she's trying to get the baby out now. >> hold on. did you hear shots in the area? >> listen, the baby is shot.
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the baby is on the ground. >> ma'am. we have people en route to you. >> the mother, sheri west talked in length to in this case valencia today. we'll bring in nick in a moment. i want you to listen to the message for the two teenage boys she said shot and killed her baby. >> i hate you. i don't forgive you. you killed an innocent human life. i hope you die for it. that's how i feel. >> no one would blame you for feeling like that. >> this is the second child that people have taken from me in a tragic way. i'm so afraid to have any more babies now. i tried to raise really good kids in a wicked world.
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i didn't go out a lot. but when i just took a walk with my baby i thought it was the only exercise i can do for the heart. i mean, you know. i can't believe that this could happen. i left early in the morning. i thought that, you know, there would be less people on the road and i wouldn't be in anybody's way walking down that road. and apparently either he targeted me or i was just unfortunate. >> the man who conducted the interview, nick valencia live in brunswick, georgia. nick, it is hard to watch. that was -- she had even more to say. >> reporter: yes. police are still investigating. there is no clear motive as to why this happened. they are looking for the
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handgun. yesterday they conducted three search warrants in the brunswick area. so far they haven't come up with the gun. i want to get back to the interview. we walked in to that apartment. she lives in a humble duplex. she was by herself eating a dinner provided by the neighbors. we're talking about her kids. she's recovering from that. still deeply emotional. she was shot herself. she was limping around the house as well. she's on pain medication to get over that. she talked to me about what she would miss most about her child. she can't seem to get past this. listen to what she said about antonio angel asantiago. >> i still think of my son walking over to me in the morning, putting his head on my lap and on my shoulder and me feeding him meals.
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and the fact that she was juhe learning to eat and he'll never say his first word. >> this is not the first tragedy she's suffered. she lost her 18-year-old son a couple of years ago in 2008 in a stabbing in new jersey. this is a mother that just got to the point where she said she could have children only for something like this to happen. she's suspicious and paranoid about living here. she was packing up her belongings. she said she's moving a thousand miles away back to new jersey to get away. she's worried about retaliation. >> can we talk about the suspect? who do police have in custody? what are they charged with? >> they have a 17-year-old suspect in custody named demarquese elkins. and another younger person. the name was not released.
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we asked if they had more p information or details about the suspects. he was unwilling to release the information. we saw the facebook page of elkins. he claims to be part of the bloods. i asked the city manager here if there is a gang problem in the area here in brunswick. he said this area where it happened is a quiet neighborhood. it's an area where you wouldn't expect something like this to happen. this is a town that's shocked and devastated about what happened. this is not something they were prepared for and this is certainly something the mother is having a hard time getting over. >> anyone who heard about this is shocked as well. nick, thank you very much for that. other news now. heavy snow is pummelling parts of colorado. road conditions are treacherous on several key highways. interstate 70 is closed for more than 150 miles. interstate 25 northbound is closed as well and will remain closeford hours. casey wain in colorado springs for us. up to 50 vehicles wrecked on the
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interstate, interstate 25. what are you hearing about people in the cars? are rescue crews getting to the drivers? >> reporter: we haven't heard specifically what's happening with those people in the cars. we do know rescue crews have been on the way. we heard them and we have seen them ourselves. where i'm standing in colorado springs looks mild. as you mentioned, throughout the state of colorado at least 12 major u.s. interstates and state highways are closed today. some because the weather conditions are so treacherous. some because there have been so many accidents, spinouts, multiple car pileups. earlier today we were on our way south on i-25 to cover another story. we had to turn around because we were right in the middle of some of the worst of the weather. take a look.
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we are at a rest stop off interstate 25 between colorado springs and pueblo, colorado. we are in the middle of a serious storm. you could see the flags over here just being whipped by the wind. the snow is blowing very dramatically. it hurts your face just to be standing out here in the snow. over here you can see -- or you can't see interstate 25. normally the speed limit on the interstate is 75 miles per hour. you can see this vehicle goes by us going much slowerer. you can also see on the other side of the interstate vehicles heading south at a very slow rate of speed. perhaps 30 miles an hour or so. for the past 20 miles we have seen a succession of accidents. multi car pileups, spinouts, traffic backed up for a half mile or so heading south because of the accidents. we couldn't even pull over to shoot pictures of what happened. it was just too dangerous. a very serious winter-type storm has hit colorado in early spring. it's not just colorado impacted by these closures affecting
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interstate 25 which are northbound north of denver, south of here in colorado springs. this is a major highway that runs north and south all the way from northern wyoming almost to the mexican border in southern new mexico. anyone on that interstate right now has got to be feeling the pain from this storm. don? >> absolutely. casey, thank you very much. not only on interstate 25. let's look at i-70 from the colorado department of transportation. look at the snow there. remember, this is march. traffic just crawling along. interstate 70 and 25. two of the interstates affected by the snowstorm in colorado. we'll continue to follow the story. in the meantime an orphan from ethiopia served in the israeli army goes on to become the first black miss israel. her inspiring story is coming up. and a precious resource. clean drinking water. see how one cnn hero turns wine into water to alleviate the global crisis. [ nurse ] i'm a hospice nurse.
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police are trying to figure out if a suspect in a shoot out could be connected to three murders. an e con was killed by police. investigators are looking into whether evan ebel could have been involved in nurd of colorado's top prison chief thursday morning. there could be a connection to the murder of a pizza delivery worker and a texas prosecutor killed in january. president obama is on his
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way home after a busy trip to the middle east. the president played tourist today ending his visit to jordan with a walking tour of the ancient city of petra. it was his first trip to israel and the west bank since he was e leched in 2008. it could pay dividends. the state department said john kerry will hold separate talks with palestinian and israeli leaders today. president obama attended a dinner in his honor hosted by president perez. there were many other high profile government officials in attendance. one face in the crowd was memorable. the first miss israel with ethiopian heritage since the pageant began in 1950. the orphan came to live with her grandparents at 12. president obama has long been one of her idols. she said a recent trip to her homeland showed her how far she'd come. [ speaking in a foreign language ] >> translator: i stood there as a girl who finished the israeli
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army as an officer and thought how much a person can go through in nine, ten years. i learned a new language and culture. i enlisted and trained people and returned as a totally different person. >> aynaw will represent miss israel at the first world pageant in jakarta this september. before becoming pope former cardinal bergoglio addressed the role of celibacy for priests. could it come to an end? that's next. and something we all take for granted -- clean water. worldwide one in six people don't have access to this basic necessity. one person is trying to change it by bringing water to communities around the world including war-torn syria. >> here in the u.s. it's hard for us to understand the water crisis because we have it right at our fingertips. there's some countries where it takes many women and children four and five hours every single day just to get water, and it's
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filthy and making their children sick. you see that firsthand, you can't help but be changed from that. my name is doc hendley. i used to be a bartender and now i bring clean water to the world. >> the water won't make you feel sick to your stomach anymore. >> cnn heroes changed everything. before we were able to reach four different countries and now we're in 15 different countries. syria is our latest one. in syria, every single day people are leaving their homes, fleeing to the border areas, in the camps the living conditions are terrible. they don't have access to the basic essentials. right now we're actively working in two camps in the northwestern region of syria. i was able to bring about 350 water filters a couple months ago. syria is the first location that we're actually using these filterers. they filter up to 250 gallons of water every single day for ten years. we have a partnership with an organization called stop hunger now. we'll be sending a container
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with about 250,000 meals and another 1,000 water fimters. this will be just the first of many shipments hopefully. there's no way to describe the feeling when you see a family have crystal clear water for the first time. lot of people think what can we do? you can make a difference in one family's life. that's a huge thing. >> announcer: cnn heroes is brought to you by geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. ♪ ♪ ♪ geico motorcycle. see how much you could save.
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well, here is something no one has witnessed before today. two popes greeting each other. pope francis met with pope emeritus pope benedict xvi. they met for lunch and to pray
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together. the vatican said it is the first encounter of its kind in the history of the church. before becoming the now pope francis, former cardinal jorge bergoglio, he said this. for now the discipline of celibacy stands firm. it is a matter of discipline, not of faith. it can change. he's not alone. last month scotland's cardinal o'brien said he would be happy if priests could marry. he believe many struggle to cope with celibacy. wendy walsh is a psychologist. her book comes out soon "the 30-day love detox." is celibacy bad for you? >> absolutely not. i did a lot of research and couldn't find it hurts you. even a 30-year oh study on priests. remember, just because you are celibate doesn't mean you are
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not ejaculatinejaculating. there were concerns about prostate problems. no. it doesn't matter. it can help you and it can be really good for your health if you live in a high supply sexual economy where stds are on the rise or risk unwanted pregnancy. there are reasons celibacy is good for your health. i couldn't find one bit of data being bad for your health. >> i love how you just say it, wendy. that's why you have you have on. >> i just say it. just because you're not having sex doesn't mean you're not ejaculating. you know that. you sleep in a man's body every night. you know how it works. >> okay. not all sex but physical touch is necessary. there are programs for older folks who get things like massage because they need it. right? >> we do know nonsexual touch is one of the best life enhancing
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thing out there. in my book when i ask girls to get off the hook-up to schedule a massage. they will miss touch. touch is an important thing. we are seeing the rise of pets with single people. we need to reach out and get used to nonsexual touch as a good thing. >> okay. >> there are some now that not only are embracing celibacy, they are hitting the reset button even. they are called born again virgins. talk to me about it. >> this is a new term. we have a number of famous athletes who said they are virgins. but the fiancee of the new batcher lor on "the bachelorette" said she's a born again virgin. this is somebody who says, wait. i don't like what's going on in our culture where we are separating sex from love. i have tried the whole no strings attached thing. it doesn't work for me. truthfully the only thing that
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works is to practice slow love like the slow food movement but slow love. that's what the born again virgins are doing. they are saying, stop. i'm going to stop and figure out how to have a good friendship, a healthy relationship. then i will decide if i trust them to expose my eggs and my bloodstream to them. >> i cosign on that idea. >> yeah. >> i do. i have been doing this lately. nothing like going out on good old fashioned romantic dates. pick them up, go to dinner, leave them at the door and go home. right? >> it's wonderful. the best sex comes with great anticipation. the longer you drag out the courtship the better the sex will be anyway. >> absolutely. tank you, dr. wendy. >> thank you. >> will saturday restore sanity to march madness? my brackets are all screwed up. we'll see if 16 teams play to advance in the ncaa tournament. michigan stomped virginia commonwealth university.
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78-53. the wolverines won by 25. could have won by more. their rivals michigan state joins them in the next round. they knocked off memphis. right now you may ask yourself why do so many people care about the tournament? we'll explain. tom foreman says the secret to its success is simple. for the teams that qualify, if you're in you can win. >> even as tiny valparaiso fell beneath the sneakers of michigan state, boosters had reason to celebrate. their team at least made it into the spring sports spectacle. in truth the ncaa tournament rivalled by few sporting events any time of year. drawing millions of fans who follow every dribble and millions more who don't know a free throw from a foul. michael willbun with espn. >> they don't have any idea what the programs are about or what
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they have done historically. they know final 4. it's a brand. it's a uniquely american brand. >> reporter: the tournament started in 1939 when basketball was still gathering steam and it was a distant second to a much more popular college playoff series but shrewd marketing and good luck pushed the final 4 into a fast break of staggering success. today the contest gets billions in tv revenue and has fans from wichita to the white house. guessing who will win. >> this is indiana's year. >> in many ways that's what makes the final four so attractive unlike football where many teams are out of contention before their season ends. in the final four dozens of teams come into the tournament with a real shot at the crown, even if it's a long one. basketball is a much more democratic endeavor, if you will. it is more inclusive. >> that's driven the final four
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to such heights. >> cinderella stories, championship comebax and the idea that when bucknel meets butler, one might go all the way. tom foreman, cnn. >> forced spending cuts from furloughed workers to loss of businesses and local businesses, how it could have an effect on people trying to make ends meet. so let's break down this play. charles? uh, charles couldn't make it. his single miles card blacked him out here and here. he should have used... the capital one venture card. he's coming to us from home. hey fellas... hey baby, you want mama to iron your undies? nice tightie whities. i didn't know mrs. barkley made quilts. really? looks like a circus tent. is that the best you got? now if you put this, with this, you have a sailboat.
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[ male announcer ] if you can't afford your medication, astrazeneca may be able to help. getting close to the bottom of the hour. we want to look at the headlines now. want to get you live to interstate 70 in colorado. this is vail pass, about two hours from denver. traffic crawling along after several shut-downs of i-70 and the northbound interstate 25. it's not over yet. witnesses describe a terrifying scene at the birmingham airport after a newly installed flight display board collapsed, killing a 10-year-old boy as his family watched and critically injuring another person. the sign that displays flight information landed on several people, crushing the boy to death. >> the family was crushed. little kids crushed underneath the sign. and everybody was scattering to lift it up. i helped lift it up and helped pull people out. >> my good ohness.
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the sign was located in a new part of the airport. officials don't know why it fell. 15,000 runners hit the pavement this morning for the inaugural sandy hook run for the family. >> sandy hook! >> this run today is part of a far greater journey for -- >> another 30,000 people gathered along the three-mile route to cheer runners on oh. the money goes to support victims of the school shooting. so far the race has raised $420,000. there is another kind of march madness called powerball fever. tonight's jackpot is up to $320 million and could go higher. this is the sixth highest powerball jackpot in history h. a cash payout of tonight's drawing would be nearly $200 million. fingere crossed, everyone. >> reporter: the senate passed its first formal budget proposal in four years just before 5:00
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a.m. this morning. lawmakers considered dozens of amendments to the democrats' proposal. in the end though it passed by a vote of 50-49. no republicans voted in favor of the measure during the so-called vote-arama. four democrats voted against it. >> over the last two decades, an average budget resolution considered 78 amendments. we have done 101. the average vote a-rama we have done twice as many. >> i know everyone is exhausted. you may not feel it at the moment but this is one of the senate's finest days in recent years. i commend everyone who has participated in this extraordinary debate. >> the passage of the budget is the good news. the bad news, the plan now goes to the house where it is expected to be shot down. the back and forth on the budget led to forced spending cuts that took effect march 1 1.
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some people are beginning to feel its effects. in the capitol, businesses are very dependent on the fed. that's where we find athena jones. she joins us live there. the budget fallout seems to really have been having a ripple effect on just about everyone. >> that's right, don. the cuts have the potential to affect a lot of people . you don't have to go far to see those effects. hern herndon, virginia is right outside washington. here they are already feeling the effects of those steep budget cuts put into place three weeks ago. the reality is sinking in. the cuts are here to stay. >> this is getting realer as the days go on. i was hoping congress would come together. but they have still not come up with agreements. >> reporter: keith fixes computers for the customs and border protection agency. he's learned he'll have to stay
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home from his job for up to 14 jobs so the agency can save money. he thinks that will cost him 20% of his pay. to make due he found a part-time job and is cutting back on expenses. >> they won't see me at the shop as much as i used to be every year buying plants and dirt to get my front yard looking nice and everything. >> reporter: he's also eating out less. fewer lunch breaks like this one at the kdeli near work. that's a concern for the owner who says furloughs will eat into his bottom line. >> they will be spending less money. not eating as much out as they are right now. we're going to have less business. >> reporter: one small business owner and one federal worker multiplied by thousands across the region that relies on government money. >> we know we are going to lose $4 billion or $5 billion from
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the local economy. >> let's do it tomorrow. let's do it really soon. you're talking 14 days that i won't get paid for. >> one more thing about the ripple effect the cuts could have. the economists we spoke to said it could lead to a million jobs lost among small businesses nationwide. don? >> athena, what happens as a worst case scenario here? more furloughs? >> the worst case is that congress never reaches a deal to stop the cuts so they stay in place. that means the furloughs go on for much longer than people affected by them want to seechlt and economists say uncertainty is a four-letter word. it means people and businesses put off big decisions, whether it is hiring new workers or starting new projects. or for people not buying houses or cars.
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that could further slow down the economy. don? >> athena jones, thank you very much. two teen boys accused of killing this little boy. now the mother of the child is talking to cnn. >> first the jury is out whether college prepares you for the real world. one thing is sure, apprenticeships can make you stand out. christine romans takes a look at it this week in smart is the new rich. >> reporter: this is the american dream. but for too many college graduates, this is the american reality. an average $27,000 in debt when they leave college and a job market where 1 in every 7 can't find full-time work. there's a new model for students to learn the skills they need to make it in the work world. this is where future bosses are learning the skills they need to be successful. not in a college classroom but
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on the job. working 40 hours a week in new york city as part of a pilot program for institute, a nonprofit that cofounders think can change how students get the skills employers need. not only on college campuses but through full-time on the job apprenticeships. >> focus on skills. they can learn ops and they also learn marketing, business development. >> it's about taking whatever they learn and putting it into other scenarios. >> reporter: there are 11 participants living together in a 3600 square foot loft. it brings a unique per spective. she spent a year at college costing $58,000 a year before deciding it wasn't for her. she now apprentices at flavor pill, a digital media company getting paid minimum wage. >> in school you have a teacher who tells you what they need. here's when i need it by. if you need help talk to me.
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being an apprentice i do a lot of scheduling and assisting, but i also get to see what's happening in different departments. >> reporter: what's in it for flavor pill? according to her boss -- >> the benefit that we're getting from the apprenticeship concept is it's a longer-term relationship. there is a deeper commitment. >> christine romans, cnn, new york. >> announcer: smart is the new rich, brought to you by ameriprise financial. find out more at ameriprise.com. we work. we plan. ameriprise advisors can help you like they've helped millions of others. to help you retire your way, with confidence. ♪ that's what ameriprise financial does. that's what they can do with you. let's get to work. ameriprise financial. more within reach.
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but what they did to my baby was terrible. what that boy did to my baby. i thought the gun was fake. >> more now about the heartbreaking and bizarre story we have been reporting out of brunswick, georgia. a baby is shot dead.
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two teenage boys under arrest now. karen conti is here from behrman law in chicago. karen, welcome. this case is a real life nightmare. really. we always say a parent's worst nightmare, it's a cliche. this really is. the woman we heard speaking, sherry west, says two boys approached her as she pushed her 13-month-old son in a stroller. one boy pulled a pistol, demanded money. he shot her and then her son. the little boy is dead. mom is recovering. karen, no weapon found. no eyewitnesses. will this make it hard to charge and convict the suspects? >> of course it will. all the studies have shown that eyewitness identification is very, very unreliable. however, jurors believe eyewitnesses. how could you mistake that person? how could you not have recognized the person who had a gun in your face. we know that about 70% of all de dna convictions that are
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overturned are are overturned with two or more eyewitnesses. that's not going to stop the prosecutors from charging or stop a jury from convicting. i think it's a problem. >> we were talking about the new york rabbi killed and on an eyewitness convicted the wrong man. they let him out of jail this week. it's not always a reliable. >> no, it's not. the line-up, you know. when there is a line-up or a picture shown to a person who is a victim of a crime. how do they pick? they have to pick one of them. one of them has to be the perpetrator. it's a real hard thing to do. >> i want to turn to this report from cvs caremark pharmacy. it told employees to share their blood pressure, cholesterol, weight and other health information with the company's insurer or face a $600 annual fine. is privacy a thing of the past
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here? could this lead to discrimination? >> well, it sure can. the company is saying that what they are doing is saying if you get this free screening and do the blood pressure work and all this stuff, then we are not going to fine you. if you don't do it, we are going to fine you. the idea is supposed to be that this is kept private with the insurance company and the employer will never know the results. this has been upheld by courts. the idea that an employer can basically encourage employees to be healthy by having them get a check-up, quit smoking, reduce blood pressure, et cetera. this is not as surprising as it sounds. >> it's not a surprise. do you see it going on to other companies? >> i do. the staff on this, about two-thirds of all employers nationwide have an incentive program. whether it's encouraging people not to smoke and giving them a reduction in premiums or something like that. i have concerns about this,
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sure. we don't want to discriminate against people based on medical conditions but our law doesn't really stop us from doing that. just because somebody is over weight, tall, short or has high blood pressure that doesn't mean an employer cannot chris martin nate. -- discriminate. >> with this next story we thought of you, karen. it's about strippers. >> thank you, don. >> we'll get to why we thought about you. sometimes they have to pay club owns for access to the stage. we thought of you because you represented a chicago club in a case like this. why should the government care if someone is making more than minimum wage? >> the law says if you are an employee rather than an independent contractor you get certain benefits, taxes are deducted, there are minimum wage laws, et cetera. if they are an independent contractor the rules don't
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apply. a lot of the girls are paying to dance there. when they get tips testify to tip out bartenders and the like. they have a vested interest in not classifying them as employees. but they are probably employees. as long as the employer has some control over their hours, what they wear, how they do their job they are employees. these girls probably have a good lawsuit. >> that didn't come out right. the stripper story made us think about you. i should have said -- >> don, really. >> strippers are attractive. thanks, karen. we appreciate it. see you next time. >> all right, don. boy scout leaders and eagle scouts make their voices heard. >> do my duty to god and country. scout sign, please. >> why they say homosexuality and politics have no place in their organization. ♪
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arguments in separate appeals on same-sex marriage. at issue, is it a constitutional right? congress banned federal recognition. nine states and the district of columbia currently allows same-sex marriage. some members of the boy scouts are doing what they can to keep openly gay members out of the organization. leaders, eagle scouts and parents gathered in orlando florida to announce the launch of a national campaign. they said the goal is to keep sex and politics out of the boy scouts. >> in almost every newspaper i have ever read the words, boy scouts of america are banning gays. but this is simply not true. the fact of the matter is there aren't currently gays in scouting. those of us who have been in the program for a while know who they are. but they are discreet. they are private. they are discerning and most of all they act appropriately in front of young scouts. >> boy scouts of america is scheduled to decide in may whether to allow openly k lly g
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all along the east coast, a bright fireball was spotted streaking across the sky friday night. you can see it there, captured by a dash cam in washington. experts say it probably was a meteor. the flash lasted several seconds. it lit up social media. people reporting seeing that meteor or whatever it was from florida to quebec. the faa took lots of calls, the object was so fast and small that astronomers had no warning it was even coming. "the situation room" with mr. wolf blitzer is straight ahead. what do you have for us, wolf? >> don, lots coming up in "the situation room." we go to amman, jordan, john king and jessica yellin tell us
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